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    Will the light of Christmas crack Anchorage’s COVID lockdown?

    When it comes to bringing humanity together for worship, celebration, parties, feasting and shopping, nothing compares to Christmas. It is the absolute antithesis to emergency...

    Ketchikan mayor aims to defend civil liberties of those who refuse COVID vaccine

    Ketchikan Borough Mayor Rodney Dial is urging the Assembly to support his resolution calling on businesses to “refrain from discriminating against any individual by...

    Alaskans to rally behind Anchorage businesses that open Dec. 19

    “The Day of Reckoning” is headed to Anchorage on Saturday, Dec. 19, when Alaskans plan to flood Anchorage businesses that have been severely crippled...

    2nd Alaska hospital worker goes to emergency department after receiving COVID shot

    A second staff member at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau was taken to the emergency department after getting the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. According to...

    Juneau health care worker hospitalized after severe reaction to COVID vaccine

    At least one health care worker in Juneau experienced a severe allergic reaction from getting the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 15. The Alaska...

    The history of secession or threats thereof (part 2)

    Editor’s note: This is part two of a three part series on the history of secession in the United States. Part one is here and...

    The history of secession or threats thereof (part 1)

    Editor’s note: This is part one of a three part series on the history of secession in the United States. Read part two here. “The...

    First Alaskans get fast-tracked COVID shots

    The first shipments of Pfizer COVID vaccines arrived on Sunday night via UPS from the Pfizer plant in Michigan. They quickly headed to health...

    Americans of all political stripes far less likely to mask up in private settings

    While the majority of Alaskans appear to mask up when out on the town, a new Gallup study has found that Americans in general...

    Anchorage Museum offers ‘affirmations’ for the hunkered down

    The Saturday Night Live’s “Daily Affirmations with Stuart Smalley” was a wildly popular spoof on the idea of sappy self-affirmation. Created by comedian and...

    Alaskans invited to celebrate three-day Christmas fest in Palmer

    Small town Palmer, Alaska, is renowned for the way it celebrates the run up to Christmas. This year’s three-day Colony Christmas event is slightly...

    2020 exposed a festering disease in America

    This past winter the world began to change before our very eyes as the specter of an unknown global pandemic struck fear into the...

    Dunleavy hails ‘bravery and final sacrifice’ of Pearl Harbor heroes

    Gov. Mike Dunleavy issued a proclamation to mark the 79th anniversary of the surprise attack on the United States at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Dec....

    ‘Why are masks so political? What’s the big deal?’

    A good friend recently asked, “Why are masks so political? What’s so controversial about wearing a little face covering?” The answer to the first question...

    Alaska hospital association president addresses COVID testing, healthcare capacity

    Jared Kosin is president and CEO of the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Association, which represents more than 65 hospitals, nursing homes, and other...

    Mat-Su Borough mayor overrides effort to repeal controversial gun range restrictions

    The heated and protracted debate over whether to increase regulations on outdoor shooting ranges in the Mat-Su Borough ended with Borough Mayor Vern Halter...

    Retired Lieutenant General to Alaska: Biden is coming for our guns

    With every passing day it appears more likely Joe Biden will become our next president. From the illegal vote counting, vote harvesting, forged ballots...

    Palmer fireworks kick off Christmas season with thanksgiving to God

    Twenty-two years ago, local businessman Stanley Guthrie gave his life to Christ and felt compelled to mark the landmark decision with a blast. For...

    State looks to make emergency marijuana regs permanent in post-COVID Alaska

    After loosening marijuana distribution regulations due to COVID-19, Alaska is now looking to make those emergency measures permanent in a post-COVID Alaska. On Nov. 23,...

    Santa headed to Mat-Su holiday event

    Santa and his reindeer are headed to a family friendly holiday event in the Mat-Su next month. More than 20 businesses are participating in the...

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